A dog was heard over an embankment behind a residents home in November. The dog was cold, and under stress while trying to climb the steep hill. When firefighters arrived they were able to hear the dog but not able to see her. Rope systems were deployed and firefighters were able to reach the dog. Shortly after the dog was lifted to safety and returned to her owner. The dog was estimated to have been over 75 feet down the nearly vertical incline and a hung up on a log. The dog was uninjured.
After over an hour Firefighter Ackley's persistance finally paid off and he was able to rescue a small bird from a storm drain near the fire station.
During the flood a call came in for multiple dogs trapped in a kennel that was quickly filling with water. The Stillaguamish Valley Water Rescue team responded quickly and were able to save all of the animals. There were also puppies nearby that had gotten wet and were in need of medical attention. The puppies were given oxygen via animal non-rebreather. All animals have made full recoveries.
A fire in Arlington came in late at night while the family was away. When firefighters arrived The house was partially involved with flames. Inside the house were three cats, one dog and a turtle. When the fire was out all cats and the dog were accounted for.